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that he will vigorously defend his client, who was walked through these doors just a couple hours ago. still numerous questions as to how little brendan died and why. only nbc 10 cameras were there as 22-year-old d.j. creato is led by detectives inside the haddon township police department. he had nothing to say for himself when we asked. it's been three months since his little boy brendan was discovered dead by the cooper river and now prosecutors say this young father is to blame. it was d.j. creato's voice we heard the very day his son disappeared calmly dialing 911 to report what happened. >> didn't hear anything or see anything, nothing like that? >> no. i just woke up and he wasn't here. i don't know if he wandered out or what happened, i don't know where he is. >> reporter: in the days and weeks that followed, neighbors were reluctant to allow their children to trick or treat because there had been no arrest or cause of death on an autopsy or toxicology reports that came
back incomplete. creato was buried on october 23rd, a grand jury convened in early november in which the little boy's aunt testified about a documentary she made in college featuring brendan, a boy who had vanished and was later found dead. creato, who was silent today when we asked him what happened to brendan, will appear in court tomorrow. he is charged with first-degree murder and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. now, the mother of little brendan creato who shared custody of the child with d.j. has been extremely quiet throughout this ordeal over the past couple of months and we have not yet had the opportunity to speak with her today. meantime, d.j. creato will be arraigned in a camden county courtroom tomorrow afternoon at 1:30. i'm told the details of exactly what happened and how this little boy's death played out will be revealed before the judge tomorrow, and, of course, we will be there. i'm told his bail will be set at $1 million. live in haddon township, cydney long, nbc 10 news.
>> all right, cydney. we remember as the community came together to search for brendan after he disappeared. >> neighbors demanded answers from police as they waited for an arrest. >> deanna durante continuing our live team coverage in haddon township tonight. deanna? >> reporter: the home where brendan creato was last seen and his grandparents only a few blocks away, many homes here still have blue ribbons on the outside, including that of his grandparents here. we stopped at neighbors homes, many of them did not want to talk to us and some said they still have a lot of questions, they want to know what happened to that 3-year-old little boy. neighborhood was helping look for him. >> of course. i can't believe it was him either, everyone was searching. and helping. >> i'm not surprised, but that's just a feeling. >> people assumed it had to be a person because it didn't seem like a 3-year-old would end up at cooper by themselves. that was unlikely.
i don't really know what to think. >> reporter: many people tonight still asking more questions, not only here in the neighborhood, close to where that little boy was last seen and the park where his body was found, but on social media, many asking what happened, did they determine a cause of death. i did reach out to an attorney who was representing the grandparents at one point during the case, he tells me he still hasn't seen information from prosecutors, but yet he's hoping to have that information this evening. that's the latest reporting live in camden county, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. >> the mysterious death of the 3 year old has been on the minds of people in camden county for the past three months. we'll be in court tomorrow afternoon when creato has his first court appearance and live reports tomorrow for you starting on nbc 10 news at 4:00. to our weather now, feels about 40 degrees colder than yesterday. snow showers are on the way tomorrow, music to the ears of the folks in the poconos.
we could see our first flakes around the city, as well. >> maybe they won't have to make as much snow. glenn gw glenn "hurricane" schwartz joining us. glenn? >> they are going to need to make a lot of snow in the poconos, they had a lot of rain with temperatures in the 50s yesterday, but right now it is 17 degrees and they can make snow like crazy and all week is going to be some great conditions for them. it's 33 in philadelphia now, still in the 20s north and west, 26 in pottstown, reading and allentown, 28 degrees in millville. and with the clear skies and light wind, millville is going to be dropping really fast. it's 20 to 30 degrees colder than it was at this time yesterday, and when you add in the wind, it felt more like 40 to 45 degrees colder today. well, right now because the wind is diminishing a little bit, the wind chills, feels like temperature not quite as low as it was a couple of hours ago, but in mount pocono feels like it's 4. as we go through the night tonight, you can see how the
wind really calms down and the temperature goes down into the 20s, but it's coming up tomorrow as we may see our first snowflakes of the season. we'll show you that hour by hour, along with the rest of the seven day in a few minutes. developing tonight, bill cosby has filed a motion to dismiss all charges against him and disqualify the montgomery county district attorney's office from his case. in the motion cosby claims d.a. kevin steele illegally, improperly, and unethically charged him with sexual assault. cosby and his attorneys say the charges violate an agreement from former d.a. bruce castor back in 2005 when castor decided not to prosecute cosby. we are learning more about the man police say ambushed a philadelphia police officer last week. edward archer is a 2003 graduate of penn wood high school where he played football. now more than a decade later police say he shot officer jesse hartnett in his patrol car, claiming it was in the name of
islam. officer hartnett is still in the hospital in critical but stable condition. the police commissioner stresses hartnett's injuries are serious. >> he's a tough man, but when you think about the psychological impact this must have on him, now and in the days to come, you really have to keep him in your prayers. >> commissioner ross says hartnett still has more surgeries ahead. former philadelphia police commissioner charles ramsey's retirement didn't last long. just days and his new job is in wilmington to help that city fight crime. delaware bureau reporter tim furlong was the only reporter to speak to ramsey about his new job today and is joining us live from wilmington. tim? >> reporter: ramsey just retired from the force, i asked why didn't you go play golf like other retirees? said he chilled out for five days and that was enough. wilmington needs it. >> if i can be of some assistance to make the streets a
little bit safer, then i'm more than willing to do it. >> reporter: ramsey fought crime in philly, chicago, and d.c. after ferguson president obama hand picked him to lead a task force to improve police and community relations and now he agreed to help fight crime in wilmington. he'll be a paid consultant for the police department. >> we want to really take a deeper dive into who's responsible for committing some of the crimes here in wilmington, particularly the violent crimes. >> reporter: wilmington has broken its own murder records. there have been crime panels and experts and consultants here. the state said it will withhold funding if the mayor isn't more transparent with his crime plan. the mayor says ramsey is his solution, at least part of it. >> i felt when he left the philadelphia police department, it's time ""ñyt him to help us out. bringing in a super aide to show you the way. >> reporter: ramsey wants to look at specific crime patterns, wants to help police improve relationship with neighbors and show police leadership how to better use what they've got.
>> analytical pieces, how do you take the information you have and best utilize it for your resources. >> reporter: ramsey and his support staff will get up to $16,000 a month for the next seven months, some believe it will be money well spent. >> we can spend all the money in the world, but we're worried about lives, young lives, that's what we need to be worrying about, other than the dollars. >> reporter: so the mayor and commissioner ramsey on the payroll for seven months, no doubt going to come up with ideas and strategies, but a number of people on the streets say they openly wonder if the mayor and chief will take the ideas to heart and run with the plans. we'll stay on top of it for you, live in wilmington, tim furlong, nbc 10 news. now to a robbery attempt with deadly results, a store owner opened fire on three men trying to hold up his business this morning. the owner shot at three thieves this morning, officers say he killed one of the men, another man is in custody. and the third is still out
there. police believe that man may be wounded. temple university banning hoverboards on campus. temple telling students the devices cannot be used in campus buildings, including the dorms, and this ban follows safety concerns of boards catching fire when charged. there's a deal on the table to expand casinos to north j jers jersey. part of the deal requires someone to guarantee a $1 billion investment into each of the two casinos. the assembly will vote as early as tomorrow, then voters will decide whether two casinos can open outside of atlantic city in november. president barack obama will deliver his final state of the union tomorrow night, and one delaware boy will have a front row seat. 11-year-old braden mannering will be a guest in the first lady's box. braden is from newcastle county, won't be his first trip to the nation's capital either, he attended a kid's state dinner in
2013, after that he started a nonprofit. we caught up with him today in our nation's capital and he explained how it all got started. >> and i got to go to the white house and meet michelle obama and she asked me how i could do and there are a lot of homeless people in washington, d.c., and in delaware, and i thought it wasn't fair, it was a social injustice they couldn't eat healthy and have clean water. >> yes, he's 11 years old. that kid is going places. as for tonight, braden says he plans to ask the first lady a lot of questions. i bet he will. you can also watch the president's final state of the union address tomorrow night at 9:00 here on nbc 10. the loss of music legend david bowie is being felt by fans in our area tonight. ♪ bowie lost a quiet battle to cancer sunday. he had just turned 69 on friday, the day he released his latest
album. bowie recorded much of his album "young americans" at sigma sound studios in center city, philadelphia, back in the '70s and his first live album was recorded at the tower theater in upper darby in 1974. more on the life and legacy ahead on "nbc nightly news" at 6:30. meantime we have some breaking news out of south philadelphia. look at this scene coming to us from sky force 10. this is 19th street where you see that car, it crashed right on to the front steps of a house there. we're told one woman is headed to the hospital to get checked out. again, this car right here on 19th street crashed into a front steps of a home there. coming up next on nbc 10 news at 6:00, injured by a missile 60 years ago. tonight, a memorable moment for a local army veteran and his family. a million dollar winner here in philliy. where people are going to try
>> $1.4 billion, with a "b," yes, the jackpot went up again, could go up higher before wednesday. >> you play saturday, i play, some people in our region are actually targeting the very same stores that already sold those winning tickets. they have a system worked out. ted greenberg reports on the historic jackpot from atlantic county. >> after winning about $50 in saturday's powerball drawing, bruno and emily are trying their luck at wednesday's chance at $1.4 billion, but they can't help but think about what life would be like if they actually won. >> it's exciting but scary at the same time. >> reporter: the couple bought their tickets today at the same atlantic city convenience store where a casino kitchen worker recently purchased a ticket that won him a $1 million mega millions prize. >> he's the lucky one who got that kind of money. >> reporter: but the winner's
son later told me his dad wanted to stay nameless publicly. in new jersey, though, lottery winners cannot remain anonymous. >> others are going to come target you, of course, family members coming from everywhere. >> delaware is among just six states nationwide that do not require lottery winners to come forward publicly. >> during my career i saw a lot of people come in to large sums of money, they put it with people that they trusted, and they lost it. >> reporter: thomas is managing partner of falcon consulting group in linwood and spent more than two decades working as an fbi agent. he says anyone who wins a huge sum of money must be very cautious when selecting people with whom to invest their winnings. >> people are going to know who you are, and they are going to be looking for you. >> reporter: besides getting a lawyer and hiring a trustworthy financial adviser, he says big lottery winners should also consider changing their phone
number to an unlisted one and be very careful when talking about their money with other people. in linwood, ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. >> were you listening closely, jim, for when you win? >> of course. >> one person in our region did win a million dollars and matched five of the lottery balls in saturday night's jackpot, but did not have the powerball, of course. the ticket was sold at wilson's check cashing in fishtown. the store gets a $5,000 bonus for selling it. several stores in south jersey sold third place tickets worth $50,000. you can find which stores are the lucky ones on our website, nbc10.com and on the news app we'll send you alerts wednesday night after the drawing at 11:00 p.m. >> don't try to call me, okay, jackie? >> you'll be unlisted. army war veteran in the lehigh valley received an award he's waited almost 60 years to get. 98-year-old paul dorney received the purple heart yesterday.
dorney served in the u.s. army during the korean war in the early '50s. he was seriously wounded by a missile. he received a bronze star and purple heart, but he never got the second medal for his injuries. his daughter says she didn't want to wait any longer for her dad to receive that honor. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> well, we've already set a record in philadelphia for going the longest time into the winter without a flake of snow. we may end that tomorrow. we've got an arctic blast that hit us last night and into today. could certainly feel the difference. may see the first flakes of the season at least in parts of the area tomorrow, then it's going to get even colder. another arctic blast on the way. right now the temperature is going down, it's 33 degrees, winds northwest at nine. relative humidity is pretty low and that could be an issue when some of the snow making it down to the ground. we hit a record yesterday with
the 65 degrees, only 35 this afternoon. 30 degrees colder, 42 tomorrow, then down to 29 on wednesday as the arctic air returns. right now temperatures are in the 20s across most of the area, 33 degrees in philadelphia. the wind not quite as strong as it was a couple of hours ago, so feels like temperatures are generally in the 20s, as well, except for mount pocono, which feels like 4. nothing on the radar close by, clear skies most of the day, but back to the west, that's a nice area of snow, generally on the lighter side around chicago and another area around cincinnati. it's upper air disturbance that's coming in during the day tomorrow, so let's see what the timing is. we go through the morning rush, no issues there. the temperatures below freezing. now by noontime, the poconos could see some of that light snow as the temperature drops below freezing. the rest of the area is going to be above freezing during the daytime hours tomorrow. so even if you see some of this
snow in the afternoon, it would melt on the roads. but now we're talking about after dark and there's allentown at 30 degrees with some snow. so, yeah, could accumulate a bit on grassy surfaces, and then it's over with as we go into the evening hours. now closer in to the philadelphia area and i-95 as we go through the night tonight, morning rush tomorrow, no issues, and then the temperature climbs up even into the low 40s. so it's going to take a while before there would be any kind of snow, even on grassy surfaces. that may come later in the afternoon and into the evening hours. there it is. first flakes of the season. clouding up tonight, 24 degrees for the low in the city, 14 in some of the colder suburbs. tomorrow it's cloudy, it's not as cold, and those afternoon snow showers, high temperatures in the low 40s, could start off as rain showers in some places, changing to snow showers. then much colder on wednesday
with wind on top of that, but it starts warming up toward the end of the week by the time we get a storm friday night and into saturday, looks like it's mainly rain. hurricane, thanks. i'm john clark, eagles interviewed tom coughlin today, but why they have competition now. and why are the sixers retiring the number noelle wears? that's coming up.
this is sports desk brought to you by xfinity. x 1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. >> hey, i'm john clark from comcast sportsnet. the eagles interviewed former giants coach tom coughlin today. the 49ers have also reportedly given permission to interview him. here are the six candidates the
eagles have interviewed, adam gase took the dolphins job. how about what happened in minnesota yesterday, kickers this season with field goals 27 yards or shorter made 99% of them. blair walsh had a chance to win it for the vikings and advance in the playoffs. vikings fans didn't take this well. >> snap good. spot down, walsh's kick is up and it is no good! he missed it! are you kidding me? >> no! >> he missed it. >> the season can't end like that. >> vikings fans can't believe it. look at this one fan, trapped himself in the shower, this guy drops to his knees but his dog is going to be there for support helping him lick his wounds in his face. carli lloyd has another award, the fifa women's world player of the year, saying it's truly an honor, dream come true, here she
is accepting it. out on the ice at flyers practice today but didn't practice with the team. he got hurt last week. it may be a groin pull. he says it's getting better, but not sure he's going to be ready wednesday against the bruins. sixers will retire the number four, no, not in honor of nerlens noel, in honor of dolph sheas, who died last month. nerlens can keep wearing it. we showed you this on saturday, women's college hoops, game winner. buzzer goes off, the light on the backboard goes off, so they celebrate. the refs determine there was less than a half a second left so charge a technical for sioux falls for storming the court. two free throws to win it, those referees have been suspended for doing that, the conference will not reverse the result, as well. what does it matter? i'm john clark. we're right back.
start warming up again. >> all right, glenn. i'm jim rosenfield. >> i'm jacqueline london. news continues now with "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. good night. the takedown of el chapo. new images from the bloody raid and his hide yout and the hollywood connection. how actor sean penn interviewed him in secret with help of a mexican actress. campaign crunchtime. three weeks until iowa. growing anxiety for clinton. her polls slipping to bernie sanders and she's been trailing in new hampshire. and donald trump like we've never seen him before. are there more suspects at large after the ambush on a philadelphia cop. the manhunt for the men with possible radical ties to the suspect. police warning their officers are still in danger. and farewell. david bowie, the iconic influential